03/2010 - Compact & quiet compressor solution for Melett
Melett Ltd, a manufacturer of replacement turbocharger repair kits and parts, recently opted for the quiet and compact BOGE CL 15 screw compressor to power their new CHRA balancing machine.
Melett manufactures replacement turbocharger repair kits and turbo parts which they supply worldwide to the independent aftermarket to allow reconditioning, remanufacturing and repair of turbos.
At their production plant in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire the parts for CHRA's are assembled and balanced. To be able to continually offer its customers a reliable and high quality range of CHRA's, Melett Ltd recently invested in a new CHRA (centre housing rotating assembly) balancing machine. This machine uses compressed air to spin the CHRA at a high speed. This process allows unbalance corrections to be made which ensures that the rotating components of the turbo are properly balanced with the end result being a more efficient turbo.
Chris Littlewood, Technical Manager at Melett Ltd contacted a number of local compressor houses, including BOGE, to review the new compressed air requirements this investment created.
Dale Cellier, Area Sales Manager at BOGE recommended installing a CL 15 screw compressor. Part of the popular CL series from BOGE, the CL 15 model was introduced in April 2009 as part of a product range extension.
Ideally suited to the smaller industrial compressor user, such as garages and workshops, the CL series provides a small and quiet screw compressor and is a range that has already proven to be a winner in its class where reliability and longevity are prerequisites for the end user.
Apart from being extremely efficient and offering a compact design, the CL series is also noted for its very low sound pressure levels, high performance damping and lamellar graphite casting ensure highly effective silencing producing sound pressure levels as low as 59 dB(A), making it ideal for point of use applications.
A CL 15 was subsequently installed to power the CHRA balancing machine at Melett Ltd and it was also the first CL 15 to be installed in the UK. Chris Littlewood said "The CL 15 has met our application needs - it is compact and quiet which is very important as it is at a point of use. BOGE is a well known quality brand and we were delighted that the compressor came in at such a competitive price - a key factor in our final decision. It's also nice to have them on our doorstep for our ongoing backup and service requirements!"
A BOGE CL 15 was recently installed to power the CHRA balancing machine at Melett
Melett manufacture replacement turbocharger repair kits and parts
BOGE Compressors Ltd is the UK Daughter Company of BOGE International GmbH based in Bielefeld, Germany. BOGE manufactures a comprehensive range of oil lubricated and oil free screw and piston compressors used by all sectors of industry to supply compressed air for a wide range of manufacturing processes. It also supplies a complementary range of filters, dryers and condensate management equipment. The product is sold and serviced through a dedicated network of 36 distributors throughout the UK and Ireland.
BOGE Compressors Ltd., Rastrick Common, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 3DR
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